create trading plan

Creating a trading plan If you’re serious about becoming a trader, a trading plan will be vital. Here we discuss some important assets your trading plan should contain. Assessing your skill Have you tested your strategy? Are you confident that it would work? Can you follow your strategy without hesitation? If you haven’t mastered your…

risk management

Risk per trade Before deciding to place a trade, you should decide how much capital you’re willing to risk. It’s important to know your cut-off point if the markets turn against you. This cut-off point is based on your risk tolerance – as a trader you must accept the risk associated with trading. If you…

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how to start trading?

Step 1 – Apply for an account with usSimply apply for an account and provide us with the requested documentation and once approved, we’ll provide you with your login details to access your trading account for the very first time.   Step 2 – Time to fundOnce your account is opened you’ll be able to…

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advantages and disadvantages of CFDs

Contracts for Difference or CFDs, as they are commonly referred to, are derivative instruments that enable traders to speculate on a wide range of financial markets, without taking direct ownership of the underlying asset. The contract referred to is an agreement between the buyer and the seller to exchange the difference between the opening and…

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what are CFDs?

Contracts for Difference (CFDs) are financial derivatives that allow investors to speculate on whether the price of a specific instrument will rise or fall, without taking ownership of the underlying asset. Contracts for Difference have grown in popularity in recent years, enabling retail traders to invest in various financial instruments including forex, shares, indices and…

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what is day trading?

Day trading is the practice of buying and selling a financial asset within a single trading day. Known as day traders, investors that follow this practice usually make use of high levels of financial leverage to maximise the profit they can earn from small market movements. Day trading is most commonly seen in the foreign…

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What is Leverage in Forex?

Financial Leverage enables retail Forex traders to control market positions that are much larger than their initial investment. Effectively, financial leverage takes the form of a loan that a trader takes from their broker, helping them invest in the foreign exchange market without needing to put up a large amount of their own capital. WHY…

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what is forex?

WHAT IS FOREX? Foreign exchange, often abbreviated as forex or simply FX, refers to the exchange of global currencies on a decentralised market place – also known as over the counter (OTC) currency exchange. The foreign exchange market is the largest and most liquid market in the world, with an average daily trading volume of…